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Mechanical Compression Ratio

J&P Cycles® has partnered with Ironworks Magazine to provide great content from their publication for our readers. For additional, great content like this, make sure to check out Ironworks at www.iwblogger.com. The article below is a continuation of an article first featured on Monday’s blog.

Mechanical Compression Ratio

Let’s start with the most basic form of compression ratio, Mechanical compression, sometimes referred to as Static compression. Mechanical compression is a very basic measurement of the engine compression ratio without the camshaft dynamics being used in the calculation.

Mechanical compression is based solely on the volumes of the following components:

Swept volume of the cylinder
Combustion chamber volume
Swept

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2010-10-15T16:16:41+00:00 By |Tech Tips|Comments Off on Mechanical Compression Ratio

Engine Compression Ratios: What They Are, How They Work

J&P Cycles® has partnered with Ironworks Magazine to provide great content from their publication for our readers. For additional, great content like this, make sure to check out Ironworks at www.iwblogger.com.

Engine Compression Ratios:  What They Are, How They Work

One of the most commonly asked questions we hear at Delkron is: “If I use these parts what will my engine’s compression be?” This seems to be one of the most misunderstood areas of building a performance engine. In this short series of articles we will discuss both types of compression ratios—Mechanical and Corrected—and how to calculate them.

First let’s understand just what compression ratio means and how

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2015-04-15T15:18:30+00:00 By |How-To Articles|16 Comments

From Hollister to Coalinga on Highway 25

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From Hollister to Coalinga on Highway 25

There are rides and then, there are rides. There are technical rides along mountain roads, long days in the saddle trying to get from point A to point B, and social rides with a club, going to somewhere special.

And then there are solo rides out in the middle of nowhere, reconnecting with your bike, seeing a bit of the countryside, trying to figure out something that’s hovering at the edge of your consciousness.

Highway 25 south of Hollister in central California is a good road for a

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2014-03-31T16:00:48+00:00 By |Announcements|4 Comments